The Mahanayakes of the Malwaththa the Asgiriya Chapters Most Ven. Thibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Thera and Most Ven. Warakagoda Dhammadassi Gnanaratne Thera and the Diyawadana Nilame Pradeep Nilanga Dela extended their gratitude to President Maithripala Sirisena for donating funds for gold plating the golden canopy of the historic Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.
President Maithripala Sirisena says today the Samurdhi Movement has developed into a broad national power of the people for economic prosperity. He assured that the Government will fulfill its responsibilities without any hesitation to carry forward the Samurdhi Movement taking it from strength to strength in the future.
Dinesh Priyantha, who won the Bronze Medal in the Javelin Throw event at Rio Paralympics in Brazil in 2016, and Silver Medal at World Para Athletics Championships in London in 2017 met President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (22nd Aug.) at the Presidential Secretariat.